Miladys Handkerchief Case Pattern

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Miladys Handkerchief Case Pattern

MATERIALS—D-M-C Pearl Cotton, Art, 116D, Size 8: 3 balls Rose No. 81 8 (C), 2 balls Rose No. 3326 (B), 1 ball Red No. 815 (A) or any desired D-M-C colors.

Suitable lining: 13 inches by 25 inches.

½-inch ribbon to match for ruffle; 2 yards.

Steel Crochet Hook, Size 9.

GAUGE: Each Motif must measure 1¼ inches across center.

NOTE: All rnds are worked from right side.

FIRST MOTIF—† With A make a loop on hook (always begin new yarn this way), ch 2, 10 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join (with slip st) in first sc. Rnd 2—Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around, join in first sc, fasten off. Rnd 3—With B 1 dc in any sc, [ch 1 and 1 dc] in each of next 19 sc, ch 1, join in first dc (20 sps), fasten off. Rnd 4—Skip joined st, with C work a Petal in next sp as follows: yo, draw up a loop in sp, yo, draw thru 2 loops on hook,*  yo, draw up a loop in same sp, yo, thru 2 loops; rpt from * once, yo, draw thru all 4 loops on hook (Petal made), [ch 5 and a Petal] in each of next 3 sps, ** ch 11, skip next sp, a Petal in next sp, [ch 5 and a Petal] in each of next 3 sps †; rpt from ** twice, ch 11, skip next sp, join (in top of first Petal), fasten off.

2ND MOTIF—Rpt between † of First Motif, ch 5, drop loop from hook, insert hook in center ch of any ch-11 of First Motif and draw dropped loop thru (thus attaching), ch 6, skip next sp on 2nd Motif, * a Petal in next sp, ch 2, attach to center ch of next ch-5 as on chart, below, ch 3 *; rpt between * twice, a Petal in next sp, ch 5, attach to center ch of next ch-11 on First Motif; to complete rnd, ch 6, skip next sp, a Petal in next sp, [ch 5 and a Petal] in each of next 3 sps, ch 11, skip last sp, join, fasten off.

3RD MOTIF—Rpt between † of First Motif, ch 5, attach in center ch at X on chart, ** ch 6, skip next sp; rpt between * of 2nd Motif 3 times, a Petal in next sp, ch 5, attach in same center ch already used (arrow on chart) **; complete rnd as 2nd Motif.

4TH MOTIF—Rpt between † of First Motif, ch 5, attach in center ch at Y on chart; rpt between ** of 3rd Motif twice only end 2nd rpt by attaching last Loop in center ch at Z on chart, ch 6, join, fasten off. Continue to make and attach Motifs in this way, having a square of 9 x 9 Motifs (81 Motifs in all). EDGING—With C work 1 sc in any corner Loop, * ch 6, slip st in 4th ch from hook, ch 2, 1 sc in next Loop; rpt from * around, join. Block to an 11½-inch square and press lightly under cloth. FINISHING—Shirr ribbon to about 48 inches. Cut lining in 2 pieces, each 12½-inches square. Place right sides together and sew ½ inch seam around 3¾ sides (pillow-case fashion) with ruffle in seam. Turn right side out and sew last ¼ side. Sew crochet over lining. Sew Case as in sketch below. Sew half snapper at inside of open tip and other half at inside of center tack.


Miladys Handkerchief Case Pattern chart